A fire broke out at the Access Park shopping complex in Cape Town on Wednesday night, 26 October. The blaze was brought under control early on Thursday.
ACCESS PARK KENILWORTH CATCHES FIRE
Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services were alerted to smoke billowing from Access Park at approximately 23:30 on Wednesday.
The Wynberg Fire Station made it to the scene and confirmed a fire had broken out. More resources were called in.
“A total of 10 firefighting appliances and crews from various fire stations attended to the scene where the buildings housing HDC Home Department Store, CAB Foods and AMG dealership and workshop had been affected by the fire,” said Fire and Rescue spokesperson Jermain Carelse.
Firefighters were still at Access Park on Thursday morning. The blaze was brought under control shortly before 5:00.
Firemen are monitoring the area for any flare-ups and a structural engineer and fire safety inspector has been called in to survey the scene.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this stage.
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